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Browning of grass in dry weather is normal.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lawns around the Show-Me State are starting to turn brown. But that’s a normal, and temporary, response to hot, dry weather. People too often see brown areas in their lawn and automatically think “disease,” says Brad Fresenburg, turf specialist for University of Missouri Extension....
Friday, July 1, is the deadline for entering 4-H and FFA livestock contests.
(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Friday, July 1, is the deadline for entering 4-H and FFA livestock contests at this year’s Missouri State Fair. This is also the deadline for open shows for beef cattle, dairy cattle, goats, mules, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine, according to Fair Director Mark Wolfe. “Livestock...
Picture of the Florida Weave method for staking tomatoes
After you’ve selected your tomato variety and planted it, taking care not to over fertilize it, you now need to think about how you will care for your future bountiful harvest. Needless to say, if you don’t care for the plants properly, you won’t have a bountiful harvest. First of all, you will...
St. Louis, MO:  As pro-lifers feared, the pro-abortion side has a solid five-vote majority on the Supreme Court now, and this morning the Court overruled the good Texas law that caused half the abortion clinics there to close.  By a 5-3 margin, the Supreme Court struck down Texas HB2 and held...
Kids enjoying Fishing Day along with Police Chief Ron Faulkner and Caldwell County Conservation Agent Justin Pyburn
On May 28, 2016, our 11th annual Kid’s Fishing Day, and my last Kid’s Fishing Day due to my retirement, was held at the Hamilton Reservoir. A special thank you goes to all the sponsors and volunteers who participated over the years. At approximately 8:30 a.m. children began arriving. The...
Glamper "Home Away from Home"
Almost 50 quilters, some with their Glampers (glamorous vintage campers), descended on Hamilton earlier in the month to celebrate International Glamper Week. Along with quilting classes, the group enjoyed a trunk show with Missouri Star Quilt Company's Jenny Doan and a tour of the company's...
Special Olympics held at Lathrop on May 6
For many years, Lathrop hosted a field day for students with disabilities. It was an honor to bring this event back to Lathrop after 10 years. On May 6th, Lathrop hosted a six school track and field event for students with disabilities. It was a pleasure to see so many athletes and volunteers...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan urges Missourians to report the impact of drought in their areas to the Drought Impact Reporter (DIR) at droughtreporter.unl.edu. The need to report conditions has grown in recent weeks due to continued high temperatures and...
David Pearce's Capitol Report
The beautiful summer months are upon us, and many Missourians are zipping up their travel bags, stocking their coolers with ice and packing their cars in preparation for vacation. Traversing the countryside and visiting different areas around our gorgeous state is always one the most enjoyable...
Winners of the scooters were Bo Thompson and Maci Johnson, both of rural Chillicothe.
Approximately 700 people attended the 78th Annual Meeting of Farmers' Electric Cooperative Tuesday evening, June 14, at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe. The Member/Owners of the Cooperative re-elected one director to serve a three-year term. Re-elected to the Cooperative’s...

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